HB455 (2017) Detail

Relative to the practices of pharmacy benefit managers.


CHAPTER 223

HB 455-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

05/18/2017   1703s

2017 SESSION

17-0520

01/10

 

HOUSE BILL 455-FN

 

AN ACT relative to the practices of pharmacy benefit managers.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Hennessey, Graf. 1; Rep. Bailey, Graf. 14; Rep. Massimilla, Graf. 1; Rep. Danielson, Hills. 7; Rep. Byron, Hills. 20; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits pharmacy benefit managers from requiring providers to attain accreditation, credentialing, or licensing other than by the pharmacy board or other state or federal entity until May 1, 2018.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05/18/2017   1703s 17-0520

01/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the practices of pharmacy benefit managers.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

223:1  New Subparagraph; Managed Care Law; Provider Contracts; Pharmacy Benefit Managers.  Amend RSA 420-J:8, XV by inserting after subparagraph (b) the following new subparagraph:

(c)  A pharmacy benefit manager shall not require accreditation, credentialing, or licensing of providers other than by the New Hampshire pharmacy board or other state or federal entity.  

223:2  Repeal.  RSA 420-J:8, XV(c), prohibiting pharmacy benefit managers to require providers to obtain certain accreditation, credentialing, or licensing, is repealed.

223:3  Effective Date.

I.  Section  2 of this act shall take effect May 1, 2018.

II.  The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: Enacted in accordance with Article 44, Part II of N.H. Constitution, without signature of governor, July 11, 2017.

 

Effective Date:

I. Section 2 effective May 1, 2018

II. Remainder effective July 11, 2017

 

 

 

Links

HB455 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 24, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 8, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 14, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 21, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote
April 18, 2017 Senate Hearing
May 18, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
Feb. 21, 2017 House Exec Session
April 18, 2017 Senate Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

HB455 Revision: 1117 Date: Aug. 3, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
HB455 Revision: 1118 Date: June 22, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
HB455 Revision: 1119 Date: May 18, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
HB455 Revision: 1120 Date: Jan. 27, 2017, 9:17 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 3 P. 13
Jan. 24, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/24/2017 02:15 PM LOB 302
Feb. 1, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/01/2017 09:00 AM LOB 303
Feb. 7, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/07/2017 09:00 AM LOB 302
Feb. 8, 2017 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/08/2017 10:00 AM LOB 302
Feb. 14, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/14/2017 09:00 AM LOB 302
Feb. 14, 2017 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/14/2017 01:30 PM LOB 302
Feb. 21, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/21/2017 09:30 AM LOB 302
Feb. 21, 2017 Executive Session: 02/21/2017 01:30 PM LOB 302
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/08/2017 (Vote 20-0; CC)
Feb. 21, 2017 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/21/2017 01:30 PM LOB 302
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/08/2017 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 14 P. 6
March 9, 2017 Introduced 03/09/2017 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 9
March 8, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 13
March 9, 2017 Introduced 03/09/2017 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 9
April 18, 2017 Hearing: 04/18/2017, Room 100, SH, 01:30 pm; SC 18
May 18, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-1703s, 05/18/2017; SC 23
April 18, 2017 Hearing: 04/18/2017, Room 100, SH, 01:30 pm; SC 18
May 18, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-1703s, 05/18/2017; SC 23
May 18, 2017 Committee Amendment # 2017-1703s, AA, VV; 05/18/2017; SJ 17
May 18, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-1703s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/18/2017; SJ 17
June 8, 2017 House Concurs with Senate Amendment 1703s (Rep. Hunt): MA VV 06/08/2017 HJ 18 P. 3
June 8, 2017 House Concurs with Senate Amendment 1703s (Rep. Hunt): MA VV 06/08/2017 HJ 18 P. 3
June 22, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 06/22/2017); SJ 20
June 22, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 06/22/2017); SJ 20
July 11, 2017 Law Without Signature 07/11/2017; Chapter 223; I. Sec 2 eff. 5/1/2018 ; II. Rem. eff. 7/11/2017
June 22, 2017 Enrolled 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 23
July 11, 2017 Law Without Signature 07/11/2017; Chapter 223; I. Sec 2 eff. 5/1/2018 ; II. Rem. eff. 7/11/2017